Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 930 1019 1008
Rank change year-on-year +89 -11 +118
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 191 152 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 154 144 172
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,375 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +96 70 £42,500 - 7
East Midlands +80 65 £40,000 -27.27% 7
South East +39 48 £60,000 +14.29% 13
East of England +26 28 £57,500 +4.55% 23
North of England +52 15 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +50 15 £50,000 -29.82% 3
London +19 15 £65,000 +8.33% 15
South West +13 14 £47,500 +11.76% 5
West Midlands +19 5 £42,500 -
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 155 (81.15%) C++
2 140 (73.30%) Software Engineering
3 132 (69.11%) C
4 114 (59.69%) Linux
5 96 (50.26%) Degree
6 68 (35.60%) Embedded Systems
7 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (33.51%) Unit Testing
9 57 (29.84%) Manufacturing
10 54 (28.27%) TCP/IP
11 51 (26.70%) Time Management
12 46 (24.08%) Firmware
13 43 (22.51%) Cybersecurity
14 42 (21.99%) Technical Leadership
14 42 (21.99%) C#
15 41 (21.47%) Scrum
15 41 (21.47%) Subversion
16 39 (20.42%) FreeRTOS
16 39 (20.42%) Modbus
16 39 (20.42%) CAN bus
16 39 (20.42%) Android
17 38 (19.90%) GitHub
17 38 (19.90%) RS-485
17 38 (19.90%) Java
18 37 (19.37%) Embedded Linux
19 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
20 33 (17.28%) Marketing
21 32 (16.75%) Spring
22 29 (15.18%) Test Automation
23 28 (14.66%) Device Driver Development

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 38 (19.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.27%) TCP/IP
2 39 (20.42%) Modbus
3 38 (19.90%) RS-485
4 15 (7.85%) Wireless
5 9 (4.71%) Internet
6 7 (3.66%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.14%) Network Security
8 3 (1.57%) HTTP
8 3 (1.57%) RS-232
9 2 (1.05%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.05%) DVB
9 2 (1.05%) GSM
10 1 (0.52%) 802.15
10 1 (0.52%) RapidIO
10 1 (0.52%) SMS
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (21.47%) Subversion
2 27 (14.14%) Maven
2 27 (14.14%) Robot Framework
2 27 (14.14%) Visual Studio
3 16 (8.38%) CppUnit
4 14 (7.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.14%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.62%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.05%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.52%) CMake
8 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.52%) GDB
8 1 (0.52%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.52%) Pylint
8 1 (0.52%) Redmine
General
1 57 (29.84%) Manufacturing
2 33 (17.28%) Marketing
3 26 (13.61%) Automotive
4 15 (7.85%) Electronics
5 6 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.09%) Finance
6 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 128 (67.02%) Software Engineer
2 77 (40.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 60 (31.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (21.47%) Senior Software Engineer
5 33 (17.28%) Lead Software Engineer
6 23 (12.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 23 (12.04%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (12.04%) Test Engineer
7 22 (11.52%) Developer
8 18 (9.42%) Software Test Engineer
9 15 (7.85%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (3.66%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.14%) C Developer
13 6 (3.14%) Senior Software Developer
14 5 (2.62%) Development Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.75%) Spring
2 15 (7.85%) COM
3 13 (6.81%) Qt
4 9 (4.71%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.71%) Node.js
4 9 (4.71%) React
5 8 (4.19%) Middleware
5 8 (4.19%) REST
6 7 (3.66%) XML
7 6 (3.14%) HTML
7 6 (3.14%) SOAP
7 6 (3.14%) Yocto
8 5 (2.62%) CSS
8 5 (2.62%) jQuery
8 5 (2.62%) JSON
8 5 (2.62%) Web Services
9 4 (2.09%) QML
9 4 (2.09%) Qt Quick
9 4 (2.09%) Vue.js
10 3 (1.57%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 68 (35.60%) Embedded Systems
2 39 (20.42%) CAN bus
3 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.71%) Internet of Things
5 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.62%) PDA
7 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.05%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.05%) STB
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.52%) IPTV
9 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.52%) Smart City
9 1 (0.52%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 114 (59.69%) Linux
2 39 (20.42%) Android
2 39 (20.42%) FreeRTOS
3 37 (19.37%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (14.14%) Apple iOS
5 16 (8.38%) Windows
6 6 (3.14%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.14%) Unix
7 3 (1.57%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (73.30%) Software Engineering
2 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (33.51%) Unit Testing
4 51 (26.70%) Time Management
5 43 (22.51%) Cybersecurity
6 42 (21.99%) Technical Leadership
7 41 (21.47%) Scrum
8 29 (15.18%) Test Automation
9 28 (14.66%) Device Driver Development
10 20 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (8.38%) Computer Science
11 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.38%) Software Testing
12 14 (7.33%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (6.28%) Machine Learning
14 11 (5.76%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.24%) SDLC
16 9 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (4.71%) Mentoring
17 8 (4.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 155 (81.15%) C++
2 132 (69.11%) C
3 42 (21.99%) C#
4 38 (19.90%) Java
5 26 (13.61%) Python
6 12 (6.28%) SQL
7 9 (4.71%) Embedded C
7 9 (4.71%) Embedded C++
7 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.62%) Go
10 4 (2.09%) Ruby
11 3 (1.57%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.52%) GLSL
13 1 (0.52%) HLSL
13 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (50.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) PhD
4 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) APMP
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) JTAG
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA
System Software
1 46 (24.08%) Firmware
2 17 (8.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Grafana
1 1 (0.52%) Icinga
1 1 (0.52%) Nagios
1 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.62%) Apple
3 4 (2.09%) SAP
3 4 (2.09%) VMware
4 3 (1.57%) Citrix
5 1 (0.52%) Conax
5 1 (0.52%) Google
5 1 (0.52%) Intel
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.52%) Verimatrix